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  1. Every dog may have its day, but for this Worker, today was not that day

    20 August 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    Therapy, treatment and rehabilitation for injured workers can take many forms, and in the view of one worker with PTSD, his psychiatric assistance dog Ted was all of that and more. However, on their interpretation of the Act, the AAT had a different view,...

  2. Despite an employer’s intentions to the contrary, if it looks like a contract of service, it’s more often than not a contract of service

    10 April 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Supreme Court of Tasmania allowed the appellant worker’s appeal against a decision of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Tribunal, finding that the appellant was a worker for the purposes of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation...

  3. ‘A refresher on notice requirements and a chance to reconsider the process all together’

    25 February 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    This Supreme Court appeal decision confirms that the procedural requirements under the Act are not flexible, even with changing technology. In Issue Whether it was reasonable for the employer to expect that an email notice sent to the worker was readily...